In the early morning hours of the 17th of January 1991, coalition air forces unleashed a massive air assault on Iraqi forces in both Iraq and Kuwait. The magnitude of the coalition air offensive dealt a crushing blow to Iraq's air defense network.
Wars & Battles
ChannelOn NowUp Next
- Ch 354Battlezone: The Gulf WarPrecision airstrikes have become the big stick of international relations. When diplomacy fails and military action is chosen, the missile armed strike aircraft is at the center of combat. Many nations deploy advanced jet aircrafts and high-tech missiles, but only one has the broad range of technologies and forces to deploy such weapons on a global scale, the United States.Great Tank BattlesThe second episode starts on the morning of the 22nd of June 1941 when the Germans launched operation Barbarossa, the code name for the invasion of the Soviet Union. 3 million Axis tools faced more than 4.5 million Red Army troops and were outnumbered two to one in tanks, but superior training and strategies gave the Germans the edge.